Celebrate Smooth Pavement on JFK Drive

"Come join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Recreation and Parks General Manager Phil Ginsburg, and Department of Public Works Director Ed Reiskin for a fun ride through Golden Gate Park to celebrate the joys of riding on the newest and smoothest pavement on JFK Drive. The SF Bicycle Coalition’s Good Roads Campaign worked with the city to prioritize this and other pavement improvements on San Francisco’s busiest bike routes. Join us as we pedal our way down to the Ocean, filled with smooth roads and fun facts about Golden Gate Park."

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The expected construction of a physically-separated bikeway along a stretch of John F. Kennedy (JFK) Drive in Golden Gate Park will now come no sooner than December, according to a report from the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA). “All parties involved in the project recognize that they underestimated the complexity of the planning and design […]

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Anticipation is building for the arrival of San Francisco’s first parking-buffered cycle track along the eastern stretch of John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park this December. The project received approval from the Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority on Wednesday, and the final step in its approval will come at a Recreation and Parks […]

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SFMTA Refining Design for JFK Drive Cycle Track in Golden Gate Park

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When traffic engineers from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) invited the public to weigh in on the design of Golden Gate Park’s first separated bikeway on John F. Kennedy (JFK) Drive last night, the discussion wasn’t dominated by complaints about losing car parking. Instead, the room was filled with citizens eager to see JFK […]